'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Feb. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Collateral Damage$1,068,400-74%2,824--$378$16,128,3731Warner Bros.
2Big Fat Liar$632,007-83%2,531--$250$12,186,7621Universal
3Black Hawk Down$551,739-76%2,964-179$186$87,270,3264Sony / Columbia
5The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$444,449-75%2,199-12$202$32,804,0223Disney
6A Beautiful Mind$433,838-74%2,220-30$195$113,708,5336Universal
7Snow Dogs$403,488-83%2,45414$164$60,317,7734Disney
8A Walk to Remember$337,392-75%2,311-109$146$30,636,4753Warner Bros.
9I Am Sam$323,104-75%1,450147$223$23,897,6357New Line
10The Mothman Prophecies$308,162-76%2,275-56$135$28,330,5863Sony / Screen Gems